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Plymouth in Washington County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Plymouth State Normal School

Original Site circa 1881

 
 
Plymouth State Normal School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Plymouth State Normal School Marker
Inscription.  Established by the NC General Assembly as one of two NC schools for training black teachers. Moved to Elizabeth City, NC in 1903 and was parent school to Elizabeth City State University.
 
Erected 1999 by Washington Co. Bicentennial Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 35° 51.931′ N, 76° 44.791′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Madison Street and Little Court, on the left when traveling north on Madison Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plymouth NC 27962, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carthagenia Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker); New Chapel Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Plymouth United Methodist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Latham House
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(about 700 feet away); Ram Albemarle (about 800 feet away); Battle of Plymouth (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington County North Carolina Supreme Sacrifice and Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ausbon House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Plymouth State Normal School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. Plymouth State Normal School Marker
Madison St & Little Ct image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher
3. Madison St & Little Ct
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 841 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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